What is land remediation?

May 4, 2020 3:08 pm

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Space and land has always been a prime commodity and resource in the UK. As we live on an, albeit very large, island the ability to allocate and build/or housing, businesses parks, community parkland, forest and woodland and industrial manufacturing is fiercely debated whenever some becomes available or is needed. It is still one of the key indicators of wealth and those who own it can expect a large payout for compensation if it is purchased. How can this cost be deferred and the green belt or natural land left untouched?

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The answer is the recovery of wasteland such as that offered by  Land Remediation Company https://soilfix.co.uk/services/groundwater-soil-remediation-services. We still have a glut of land that was originally designated to the lost industries of the primary and secondary sector. Factory and industrial sites, including Cold War disused military sites, are considered to be “Brown field” as opposed to Green.

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There are considerable Tax and enterprise incentives to take this land and reuse it. The cost of the remediation where the soil is cleaned, water course’s unpolluted and restored plus where any harmful materials are removed, can be a cheaper alternative that will not cause us to lose any more of the precious countryside that we still have.